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There isn't a hole at Cimarrone Golf Club in Jacksonville, Fla. that won't steal your ball and ruin your round. Architect David Postlethwait made sure all 6,891 yards of Cimarrone would be memorable. This isn't a grip-it-and-rip-it course. It's best played in survival -- not attack -- mode.
Queen's Harbour Yacht and Country Club, a Mark McCumber design, provides challenging golf in a unique setting. The course, which measures more than 7,000 yards, ends with an 18th green backed up against a marina of million-dollar yachts and priceless views. Queen's Harbour has played host to numerous high-level amateur and pro events, incldung PGA Tour qualifiers and the Mercedes Collegiate Championship.
Designed by Donald Ross and opened in 1925, Hyde Park G.C. in Jacksonville, Fla. is steeped in history. It isn't long by today's standards, but in the 1950s it was a championship test for the likes of Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, Babe Zaharias and Patty Berg.
The motto at Blue Sky Golf Club is "everyone is welcome," and that includes golfers wearing T-shirts. And that's not all that's different about Blue Sky.
There are plenty of places to lose a ball at Cimarrone Golf Club, located along the southern border of Jacksonville, just 10 minutes from the World Golf Village. All 18 holes feature water or wetland of some type. Still, architect David Postlethwait took what the Florida swamp gave him and did his best to make Cimarrone more forgiving than its tough-guy image implies.
Jacksonville Golf CoursesAnchored by the city of Jacksonville, Florida's First Coast makes for a worthy opening stop for golf in the Sunshine State. The PGA Tour's headquarters is in nearby Ponte Vedra Beach at the TPC Sawgrass, where the PLAYERS Championship is staged on the famous, Pete Dye-designed Stadium Course.